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jackson steps down, we assess the track record of the administration's environmental agency. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> warner: five days and counting with plenty of tit-for- tat charges, but no agreement in sight. that, in short, summed up the state of affairs in washington today as the fiscal cliff deadline loomed, january first. it would mean more than $600 billion in across-the-board tax increases and automatic spending cuts. >> come the first of this year, americans will have less income than they have today. if we go over the cliff, and it
. it goes on. it goes on. it goes on. why, david jackson, haven't people started screaming from the streets and screaming from the rooftops about what this mean, this is a manufactured crisis. >> well, they haven't felt it in their paycheck and they will after january 1. the government will be taking more out of their paychecks and when the tax time will roll by in april, they'll feel it and businesses will feel it. once people will see they're losing money on this deal you'll see more public outrage about it. >> david naka, mura, calling for an up or down vote if the senate can't come up with it. he's talking about 250,000, at one point 400,000. is it realistic to think that the president can win this thing on an up or down vote? >> if they actually go to an up and down vote there will be a lot of pressure on those who were against a temporary fix with this to make their case known and actually go on the record. that's why the question is would the republican senators who would oppose this thing at the $250,000 level, they would use some of the mechanisms they have like the fill buster and
. >> the jacksons, with one big reality show. >> more turmoil, as michael jackson's teenage daughter, paris is announcing that her grandmother, guardian was missing. forcing a judge to suspend therdianship of the three children of michael jackson. >> katherine jackson the sense that she was home she was not kidnapped. >> the family is disputing that claim that she was resting in the however, reissued a garden. >> take a look he is tearing up my pants. >> if it was a pleasure, a guilty pleasure, they could not turn away from the is beauty contestant in their family. >> this relatively unknown performer and a worldwide phenomenon as the catch get dance style hat the web. >> this is issued this trademark dance from the south koreans with the number one watched video on you tube. 970 billion use. and his newfound fame was not without controversy. the anti-american remarks he made in 20,004 or resurfacing. he apologies were saying that his lyrics were emotionally charged of was from 20,004 >> sexual misconduct. >> the most surprising. bell will puppeteer, kevin clash was forced to resign from se
violence continues in chicago. tonight, the reverend jesse jackson on the city's grim milestone of 500 homicides in one year. and it's nearly 2013, but attitudes on race remain two centuries behind. >> the way i look at it, it's freedom of speech. >> the reverend marcia dyson, and the president of the national urban league on the fresh bigotry of supposed post-racial america. >>> with three days left before the start of the new year, it's put up or shut up time for congressional leaders. president obama addressed reporters from the white house this evening. roughly an hour after meeting with leaders of the house and senate. >> i still want to get this done. it's the right thing to do for our families, for our businesses, and for our entire economy. but the hour for immediate action is here. it is now. >> senate leaders harry reid and mitch mcconnell were back at the capitol in no time. mcconnell gathered his members to inform them of the work that needs to be done. >> we had a good meeting down at the white house. we are engaged in discussions, the majority leader and myself and the wh
at president obama's cabinet for his second term. our guest is white house reporter david jackson. been a look at what is next for iraq with my coat -- then a look at what is next for iraq with michael gordon. ♪ host: good morning. it is sunday, december 30, 2012. we are less than 48 hours away from going over the fiscal cliff leaders have been working for the weekend to craft a compromise that can be agreed to before midnight tomorrow. it is now all but certain that any deal will be a far cry from the grand bargain that many leaders once imagined. as we take you through all the latest on the "washington journal," we would like to hear what you would like to say to congressional leaders on this 11th hour deal. what tax and spending issues do need included in any compromise. republicans, your number is -- democrats -- independents -- if you are outside the u.s. -- you can also catch up with us on all your favorite social media sites, twitter, facebook, or e- mail us. a very good morning to you. taking to the latest headlines on the fiscal cliff. i will run a few -- through a few
industry. lisa jackson says she will step down as head of the environmental protection agency next month. jackson served as the epa's chief for four years. her tenure was marked by high-profile battles over regulations on coal plants, the keystone xl pipeline and pollution mandates. the epa's deputy administrator will run the agency until jackson's successor is named. >>> the brutal winter storm battering the northeast is pushing up heating oil futures. the national weather service says below normal temperatures will dominate the northeast until january 9th, raising the outlook for two-month highs after a choppy trading session. fiscal cliff woes helped fuel that decline. it settled at $90.897 a barrel. we'll turn our attention to international issues. iran offers terms to allow new inspections of its nuclear program. is it just a ploy or a sign the regime is finally breaking under the weight of western sanctions? we have details coming up on that issue. >>> plus a new auto insurer, plus a u-turn for the entire industry with big potential rewards for a lot of drivers. we'll put you in th
jackson has more. >> the treasury is making moves. otherwise we have the debt limit on monday. that is the last day of fiscal cliff talks. the president departed hawaii to return to washington, where it is not just the temperature that is chillier. talks cooled over the holidays over how to avoid the massive tax hikes. they are set to begin in just a few days. >> taxes are going to go up no matter what. they could go up a lot more, and that is where the political hit comes. >> house republicans point the finger at the other chamber, saying the senate must act on a bill to avoid the fiscal cliff. a spokesman for harry reid some are blaming the gop for the holdup. no further legislation can move unless republicans drop their knee-jerk obstructionism. if the country falls off the fiscal cliff, it may feel gradual at first, except on wall street. >> the reaction from the financial markets and the stock markets -- you could see something quick. >> a top ceo is hoping to jolt them into action. he wants employees to write " come together" on the coffee cups. >> i am maintaining my op
jackson announced her plan to quit january 31. leading to questions as to who obama will choose to replace her. taking a morerealistic approach. let sk john hiatt meister. >> with us tonight we go to john hiatt meister. we want to focus on tracking. do you think a new epa chief old crackdown on tracking? or will they move ahead with that? >> i think we will see a determined effort. the president wants to federalize the rules on tracking. taking the ultimate responsibility where it currently sits, turn it over to the federal government, and that becomes a wet blanket that is an assertion into the power structure that we just don't need in this country. gerri: the federal government hasn't said which one to do yet. before lisa jackson left her job, here's what she had to say. >> i will read it to you, actually. we have that? gerri: tracking is perfectly capable of being queen, she says. it requires smart regulations, smart rules of the road. so it sounds like she is not outlawing it altogether. on one hand, but on the other hand, we have seen what happens to the war on coal. if the obama adm
phil jackson. >> julia: too early. >> eric: we'll go to maria molina. yes, no? i am sorry, check out this video. it is new surveillance video of a tornado stuck in mobile, alabama. there you go. parking lot of a walgreen's store. the strong winds lifting up the cars in the parking lot. fortunately no one was seriously hurt . now, we can talk about going to maria molina . take it away maria. sorry about that. >> no problem. fortunately we'll not see tornadic activity in the south but areas hit hard with tornados in alabama and mississippi will be getting rainfall today. we have a brand new storm system that we are track bringing get more snow on the northeast as we head into torm tomorrow and that storm that just left. expecting a dry day. we got 20 inches was snow in upstate new york and across new england . get ready. another round of snow. it will not be as powerful as the last storm we saw in the last couple of days. there is snow fall nothing southern parts of minnesota and wisconsin and norgern ilillinois and widespread in iowa. you will look at 3-six inches of snow and nothing
which is happening tonight as we speak. also, as supplies from the obama team, ep achieve lisa jackson stepping down. can the coal companies finally breathe a sigh of relief? guess what happened in britain when the uk banned handguns. the surprising result that could change the gun control debate. "the kudlow report" start ises right now. >>> the big news tonight, still the developments in washington on the fiscal cliff, eamon javers joins us with the details. >> good evening, meshel. capitol hill sources tell cnbc that congressional leaders are planning to go to the white house tomorrow to meet with president barack obama and it is not entirely clear at this point when that meeting will take place and details are still being hammered out and we saw today a blistering series of rhetorical jabs from one side to the other and it's not clear as a result of all that whether a deal can, in fact, get hammered out in the remaining time before new year's eve and take a listen to senate republican leader mitch mcconnell earlier today explaining the problems he's facing in washington. take a lis
of the environmental protection agency, lisa jackson, is leaving her post. in a statement, she said she will leave the epa confident the ship is sailing the right direction. the president released a statement praising lisa jackson for taking steps to protect our air and water, helping to combat climate change and passing new fuel economy standards. republican lawmakers and industrial groups often accused her and the epa of killing jobs, making it harder for american companies to compete on the world stage. >>> every year thousands of american families save russian children from horrific conditions but that could stop. critics say it's all because russia's president is making a political ploy. we speak with a family about their efforts to adopt a russian child and what the move means to them. pot pie soup and it's so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... ...lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> russia set to ban american families from adopting russian children and dozens of
i strongly suggest that you wake the [ bleep ] up. >> actually, that's samuel l. jackson, he's a nice fella personally. this is "hardball," the place for politics. he really is a nice guy. >>> former president george h.w. bush took a turn for the over and he's against safety nets. if you fall, tough luck. so i strongly suggest that you wake the [ bleep ] up. >> actually, that's samuel l. jackson, he's a nice fella personally. this is "hardball," the place for politics. he really is a nice guy. >>> former president george h.w. bush took a turn for the worse over christmas eve. doctors say they are cautiously optimistic the 88-year-old will recover. we wish him well. we'll be right back. >>> welcome back to "hardball." boston globe reporting michael kranish has written why romney lost the campaign this year. it includes access to insiders on the record including romney's oldest son tagg who says of his father, quote, he wanted to be president less than anyone i've met in my life. he had no desire to run. if he could have found someone else to take his place, he would have been
. and it was 12:15 eastern, writing a major setback in fiscal cliff talks. you may have heard sheila jackson lee question this. that negotiations between harry reid and mitch mcconnell suffered a major setback after republicans demanded the inclusion of a new method for calculating benefits for the package. change came from progressives to result in lower payments. part of the current negotiations on the scale down deal, they say that they gave ground on other issues, including raising the tax threshold, as well as -- that was from two hours ago. sheila jackson mentioned the change that she objects to, she and other outside democrats and house progressives in particular. don is on the democrat's line. go ahead with your comments. caller: i am an old disabled veteran. i love this country so much. i cannot understand for the life of me what our government is trying to do with the bickering and tearing each other down, tearing the country down. why in the world can these supposedly intelligent groups of men and women not get together to work out for the best interest of all concerned, all 330 billi
on what it's up to. >>> not clear who will replace lisa jackson as head of the environmental protection agency. jackson will step down in january, just after the president's state of the union address. the epa created new standard for air pollution from coal power plants on her watch. >>> hillary clinton won't be on the sidelines much longer. back at work next week after spending the past three fighting off what the state department says was the stomach flu and a concussion from when she fainted. doctors have grounded her from overseas travel for a few more weengz. her return means she may soon testify before congress on the attack in benghazi. >> lisa jackson, if republicans have their way in the fiscal cliff conversation, they get rid of the epa. they talk about the cannot of education, the department of agency and epa waste of money. >> cost too much, all about regulations. are you one of the few people employed to this organization who has been to north korea. >> twice. i hope to go back again soon. >>> just ahead, a warning to democrats from republicans, they will not write a blank
approve the keystone pipeline. an exclusive report in "the new york post" says she, lisa jackson, resigned in protest. the president previously rejected the plans for the pipeline. but jackson said he could approve the plan as soon as march or april. a spokesman for jackson said she resigned for new challenges and reports based on anything else are entirely false. >>brian: 12 minutes after the top of the hour on this wednesday. don't tell this guy al qaeda is on its heels. terrorists put a massive bounty on a u.s. ambassador's head. >>brian: markets are reacting last night. we'll go to stuart varney to see if europe's response is indicative of what the u.s. response will be on the market today. as stuart swag tkpwers in for the -- as stuart swaggers in for the new [ male announcer ] coughequence™ #8. waking the baby. [ coughs ] [ baby crying ] ♪ [ male announcer ] robitussin® liquid formula soothes your throat on contact and the active ingredient relieves your cough. robitussin®. don't suffer the coughequences™. >>brian: overseas stock markets seem to be breathing a sigh of relief
" and after that another hobbit movie, it will be a "hobbit" trilogy. >> peter jackson is just really churning them out. >> will tolken wrote a lot of books and he's jackson is turning them out one another. there's some in the tolkien community wonder if there's too much hobbit. he stretched one book to three movies. i don't know if you saw the first one. >> three movies that will make a lot of money. >> the first is almost three hours long. >> were they all shot at the same time like other movies? >> all pretty much shot at the same time. there's still work to do on the other two post production stuff but peter jackson has the last "hobbit" movie and second pretty much all done on his computer. just doing post production stuff. >> and shooting it in his native new zealand. >> it's a boon for the economy. >> wonderful setting. there's going to be a "star trek" film coming out? >> why not. j.j. abrams, people thought he couldn't do it, casting young actors, schatner and kirk and spock, younger guys playing the roles and it was a huge hit, coming down with original story "star trek: into darknes
. there will be another change in president obama's cabinet heading into his second term. lisa jackson administrator for the environmental protection agency will be stepping out after the state of the union peach next month. jackson cited the epa's progress in food, water, and air quality and also energy independence. jackson started at the agency as a scientist 25 years ago. humans of weapons show up in los angeles. from hand guns to revolvers and rifles and even assault weapons. just a sampling of guns traded for grocery gift cards. efull ap? who do you think i am, quicken loans? ♪ at quicken loans, our amazingly useful mortgage calculator app allows you to quickly calculate your mortgage payment based on today's incredibly low interest rates... right from your iphone or android smartphone. one more way quicken loans is engineered to amaze. ♪ your soups are so awesomely delicious my husband and i can't stop eating 'em! what's...that... on your head? can curlers! tomato basil, potato with bacon... we've got a lot of empty cans. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. . >> some
. that is the plaintiff's attorney. joey jackson a former prosecutor, criminal defense attorney. arthur eye della has the same pedigree. >> sounds like we are dogs new don't want me to go there. civil lawsuits for money damage is yes about compensating alleged victims, but it's also about something else isn't it art stphur. you are? >> it affects a change especially when it's against the government. investigators look and say, what happened here why did our government have to payout x amount of dollars. in new york there was a big ferry that crashed, the staten island perry and people were killed and injured. procedures were changed, it a effectuates change and i'm glad that that's what the plaintiff's attorney, he did put that in there. this isn't just a money grab, although i'm not going to deny that that young person, young child is probably traumatized for the rest of her life, and some of that money will be used for treatment, but hopefully this is a push, the president of the united states spoke about it yesterday, in gun control and things like that, this is just another afternoon of changing
an unexplained departure. lisa jackson, the epa administrator, announces she will be leaving her post next month. heather: and it's a cornerstone of a healthy diet. but the price of milk could see a major hike. because of a truman era farm bill in the fiscal cliff. we will explain coming up next. greg: i love milk. also, politics and the lives of orphans. banning u.s. families from adopting russian children from and what it might mean for the future of parents everywhere who want to adopt children overseas really? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ breathes deeply ] awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is. that's the cold truth! ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. heather: welcome back. epa administrator lisa jackson up and down after four years on the job. her tenure has been marked by controversy. including a high-profile fight with republicans over t
who will replace lisa jackson as the head of the environmental protection agency. jackson announced yesterday she's stepping down in january after the president's state of the union address. the epa created new standards for air pollution from coal power plants on her watch. >>> massachusetts congressman ed ma markey throwing his hat into the ring for kerry's senate seat. a special election would be held early this summer. markey a 66-year-old democrat is the first prominent candidate to declare for the race. >>> mom and pop shops across the country bracing for a labor fight that could cripple businesses. more on the key workers that could walk off the job coming up. consider this: when the unexpected happens, there's one brand of battery more emergency workers trust in their maglites: duracell. one reason: duralock power preserve. it locks in power for up to 10 years in storage. guaranteed. so, whether it's 10 years' of life's sunny days... or... the occasional stormy one... trust goes a long way. duracell with duralock. trusted everywhere. your doctor will say get smart about your
for millions of americans. holly is at the world's busiest airport, hartsfield jackson in atlanta. what are you seeing there? >> reporter: well, joe, it's pretty steady here. it's getting a little bit more crowded as the evening goes on. but i can tell you that some people are heading home after christmas and finding it tough to travel today because of that massive storm barreling through the country. it's wreaking havoc on the roads and in the air. snow, ice and high winds. >> we want to get out. >> it's always scary when you're flying that you'll be stuck in the airport. >> reporter: as massive storm it that left many in the midwest and parts of the south with a white christmas is pounding the northeast with briz ard-like conditions forcing hundreds of flights to be delayed or canceled. the highways were not much better as officials warned people to stay off the roads. especially in the midwest where icy conditions made driving treacherous. on christmas day as many as 30 tornadoes bounced across texas, louisiana, mississippi, and alabama. the hardest hit, mobile, where a twister ripped throug
through it, and whitney, who was a friend of mine, and michael jackson, and the struggle, i feel i understand what brings you to a point of i need some relief. i completely understand it because the pressure of the situation can be really difficult and demanding. and it affects -- it doesn't affect you as much as it affects everybody around you, which in turn will affect you. so i understand that. >> see, that's a very good point. that's a point that people don't say often enough. how can superstars have pressure? i mean, they're not coal miners. but it's a very particular pressure. because their fame causes all sorts of ripple effects. >> with everything. >> they can't trust anybody. their family members betray them. and so on and so on it's a different pressure. it can get overwhelming for people. >> absolutely. and i understand why people turn to relief i am telling you, if i didn't have my faith in god, i don't know where i would be. and you add to that your income has been presented for millions of people to read. it changes everything. you're still the same person going, what
jackson has announced that she will step down from her post after the president's state of the union address in february. in a statement, jackson says she's leaving the epa, quote, confident the ship is sailing in the right direction. >>> russian president vladimir putin has indicated he will sign a bill that bars the adoption of russian children by u.s. families. he said he'll first study the final text of the bill, but says he sees no reason not to sign it. the law is a big deal for many americans. nearly a thousand russian children were adopted here in just the last year alone. the move is largely seen as retaliation for a law president obama signed that restricts russian human rights abusers from traveling to the u.s. >>> our fourth story "outfront" tonight, arming our school principals. a proposal by arizona attorney general tom horn to give guns to school principals is gaining some support. horn says school shootings like the one in newtown, county, could be prevented if a school employee were armed and trained to use a gun. at least 36 investigators and three sheriffs are now
obama's administration is stepping down. lisa jackson, head of the veermtal protection agency. jackson answers tenure includes mat matches. they've praised the effort with families close. >>> the late senator daniel inouye's successor will be sworn in today. hawaii's lieutenant governor flew to washington with president obama earlier today. he was chosen for the position by neal abercrombie despite inouye's choice that colleen take his seat. he's just 40 years old. >>> and russian president vladimir putin says he will sign a law banning adoptions of russian children by american citizens. putin has indicated he is, quote, retaliating against an american law that punishes russians accused of human rights violations. the state department says it is deeply troubled by provisions in the russian bill. >>> if senate seats could be won by persistence alone, scott brown might just take the prize. he lost in a marathon of a battle against elizabeth warren just last month. now, scott brown may be gearing up for his third election in just as many years, something that he alluded to in his senate f
otherwise. >> the jackson. >> more turmoil for the jackson family. the teenage daughter, paris announcing that her grandmother when the missing. and this was prompted by a judge that suspended her ownership /guardianship. they however, came to correct these accusations. >> if it was a pleasure or a guilty pleasure they could not turn away from this dutbeauty pageant reality show. >> and also of this car regio korean you tube sensation was the no. 1 on the you tube. with over 970 million. however, the new-found fame was not without controversy. anti-american on 20 04 resurfaced on mind. the apologized saying that these work emotionally charged. also, the sesame street to voice of elmo facing accusations of sexual misconduct with minors. >> and this highly publicized affair with this director and the actress, kristin stewart. she released a very public statement. she was asking for forgiveness. and just in time for the premier of the twilight saw got in the month of november. >> the celebrity shockwaves through the entertainment world. >> after six years of marriage, the divorce. >> what wa
winslet married british tycoon. and singer janet jackson's engagement to her bit of of two years, a businessman, set for a wedding in the spring in qatar. >>> if you shout max in a dog park, the top female and male dog names followed by buddy. and they're in and old classics like rover are out. good morning. center traffic guy bob hurt zog is going viral with his dance antics. >> you can't go that way. ♪ ♪ try to get to work on time i'm just the man to get threw frere home ♪ ♪ no no no i'm the traffic man ♪ >> he's actually really good. he has a future there. after a year of dancing, hurt zog put together all his best performances and posted them on youtube. more reason to love a viral sensation traffic man. 8:04, let's go back outside to savannah and willie. >> good stuff. >> looks like we all need to make a little more effort. >> gave us ideas. >> thank you. >> and now sending it over to maria for the weather. >> and soon to be grandparents, we have a sweet 16. what's your birthday wish for yourself and savannah, any ideas? >> no. >> how about a tiara? >> yeah. >> sti
protection agency. the administrator lisa jackson says she will step down. she has been on the job four years. she announced her departure in a statement that came out today. no particular reason for leaving but she says she was ready for new challenges, time with a family and opportunity to make a difference. lisa jackson, administrator of the epa will step down. back to you for a second, peter. we have a list published in the newspaper. everyone who knows where the legal handguns are in each house, name and address of the person who has got them. in newton, conn. we had a dreadful case of legally hunt handguns used to the terrible way by someone who was clearly mentally unstable. wouldn't the publishing of this list out people who have a handgun in the house and who may also have some unstable person in the same house with access to that legal gun? don't neighbors have a right to know who those people are who may be a threat? >> i agree with that statement but the only publisher and gun owners, they don't have long done rivals. on my street i am the only one but i don't know if my neighbor
by rob jackson. redskins into the playoffs. rg3. maybe he can solve the fiscal cliff. >>> and all that matters. >> fireworks lit up sydney harbor, beautiful, as people mark the start of 2013. happy new year. >> on "cbs this morning." >>> chuck pagano back on the colts sideline yesterday cancer free as the colts won 28-16. >> i feel so blessed to be back with you guys in the battle. thank you. thank you so much. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm norah o'donnell with anthony mason. as we wake up the deadline to the fiscal cliff is just 14 hours ai wa. there's no deal yet, but members of congress are heading back to capitol hill. first, breaking news on the condition of secretary of state hillary clinton. >> she's in a new york city hospital this morning being treated for a blood clot. doctors say it's related to a concussion that's kept her out of the office for the past three weeks. margaret brennan is in washington with the latest. margaret good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. secretary clinton is taking anti-coagulant to
is leaving. and jackson's tenure was marched by brawls over global warming pollution. the keystone pipeline and coal fired plants. the president praising her efforts, calling her commitment to the health of families unwavering. >>> former senator chuck hagel's possible nomination as defense secretary is taking another hit today. i want to show you this. take a look. it is the new ad from the log cabin republicanss. it says chuck hagel is wrong on iran, wrong on israel and wrong on gay rights. he's been criticized for his past remarks on the gay community, on israel and for his opposition to take unilateral actions against iran. take a listen. >> that trial balloon has been popped. the senator hagle as a possibility for secretary of defense has lost a lot of altitude. >> here so explain why it matters is democratic strategist jimmy williams. jimmy, in all fairness, though, when it comes to gay rights, hagel has many coout to apologize for those remarks that he made almost 15 years ago. explain the unique situation that hagel is in here where he's being hit from both sides, democrats and can
, or stonewall jackson or the words of robert e. lee many of these emotions that i was feeling at the time. so it almost became hypnotic. there were so many hours you can watch so i didn't watch anymore for another week. then the next week i think i watched at least two of those tapes and sometimes three. i was mezmorized by the whole thing. >> did it impact the decisions you were make something >> not directly but it certainly attuned my brain to once again the horrors of war and this is human life you're dealing with. this is not moving military symbols around a map. it became very much of an emotional experience as well as a business experience, if you want to call it that. >> another thing you say in the book that had an impact on you is seeing the broadway show "ben franklin in paris." why? >> i volunteered to go to vietnam, it was an advisory effort, it was not leading u.s. combat troops. a lot of people told me i was crazy. what are you doing this for? there is no career enhancement for you going over there and advising them and that sort of thing. i told them they don't understand. it
for a second term. our guest is david jackson. then a look at what is next. we are joined by michael gordon. washington journal, live at 7:00 eastern on c-span. >> tomorrow on newsmaker, indiana rep elect luke messer. he will talk about the 130 congress and his priorities at the incoming republican freshmen class president. join us sunday at 10:00 eastern and then later at 6:00 eastern here on c-span. >> as president obama begins his second term, what is the most important issue he should consider for 2013? >> if you are in crates 6-12, make a short video about your message to the president. >> with your chance to win a grand prize of $5,000. $50,000 in total prizes. the deadline is january. for more information, go to studentcam.org. >> tonight,, and politics. polis by james
e-mail alias to conduct official business. that investigation still going on. jackson hasn't given any reason for her departure but has not accepted any other job at this time. and just ahead, have you given thought to your new year's resolution that? i have a few ideas congress has to consider. and we will have an in-depth preview of the housing market, coming up. gerri: americans are getting their financial house orders, so why can't washington? next, i new year's resolutions for congress. gerri: i have to tell you i'm tempted to go shopping to take advantage of all the sales retailers are having this week but i can't bring myself to do it. frankly i would rather hang out with my family. and i'm not the only one sitting home. most of us are whittling down our debt instead of spending money. five years after the borrowing bubble burst a numbe number of e holders behind on payments are down. it's impressive, right? mortgage delinquencies are down. the federal reserve says americans are spending 11% less of their disposable income paying down debt. 11%. total portion of what they ge
that have said that this is as safe practice, even outgoing epa administrator lee said jackson, who is pretty renowned environmentalist has said there is no proving instance of hydraulic fracturing contaminating groundwater, which is, of course, the chief concern a lot of these fears are based more on emotion. when you look at the facts of the practice, it's far safer than the mad damons of the world would have you believe. tom: but we are not scientists. that is the problem. we don't know. we don't know what the truth is. we start hearing all these different arguments from political groups. how are we supposed to sort this out? >> that is exactly the problem. the film does exactly that. a sort of present the and permit the concerns and then leave it at that. they don't put forward any of the irrefutable facts that sort of a lay tose concerns. so we do what we're doing right now. we try to get the message out, point out where the movie goes wrong to make sure that people are informed when they step into that theater so they don't come out with a skewed view of the practice. tom: it
protection agency administrator lisa jackson is resigning. she is expected to leave after the state of the union address in january. and the empire state building is one step closer to going public. the management of the iconic skyscraper has been given the go ahead by the securities and exchange commission to allow that building to be included in a proposed real estate investment trust. empire state realty filed in february to raise as much as 1 billion dollars in an initial public offering. we continue our countdown to the closing bell with ashley webster. ashley: adam, thank you very much. nicole petallides at the new york stock exchange. sandra smith at the cme. nicole, to you first, this market, we were off 148 points. we have now clawed our way back all the way back. we're down just 17 points. what are you watching? nicole: it's pretty amazing when you start to see that washington and wall street are so closely tied together. what i'm watching is i'm keeping an eye on expedia, clear mover today. we know about the acquisition. and what's also interesting is you have the rating
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